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Ex L. Rose Collection

Attica. Tetradrachm. 454-404 BC. Athens. (Gc-2526). (Sng Cop-31). Anv.: Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet ornamented with three olive leaves above visor and spiral palmette on bowl. Rev.: Owl standing to right with head facing, olive sprig and crescent behind, ΑΘΕ before; all within incuse square. Ag. 17,18 g. Attractive specimen. Fine style. Ex L. Rose Collection. AU/Almost MS. Est...900,00.

Starting bid

500 €

Attica. Tetradrachm. 454-404 BC. Athens. (Gc-2526). (Sng Cop-31). Anv.: Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet ornamented with three olive leaves above visor and spiral palmette on bowl. Rev.: Owl standing to right with head facing, olive sprig and crescent behind, ΑΘΕ before; all within incuse square. Ag. 17,16 g. AU/XF. Est...800,00.

Starting bid

600 €

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Attica. Tetradrachm. 454-404 BC. Athens. (Gc-2526). (Sng Cop-31). Anv.: Head of Athena right. Rev.: Owl standing to right with head facing, olive sprig and crescent behind, ΑΘΕ before; all within incuse square. Ae. 17,16 g. XF/AU. Est...800,00.

Starting bid

500 €

Boeotia. Thebes. Stater. 425-400 BC. (BCD Boeotia-438). Anv.: Boeotian shield. Rev.: Θ-Ε Bearded head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Ag. 11,87 g. 21 mm. An attractive, toned example. Minor test punch on the obverse. From the collection of W. F. Stoecklin, Amriswil, Switzerland, acquired from Münzen und Medaillen in Basel prior to 1975. VF. Est...600,00.

Starting bid

350 €

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Calabria. Tarentum. Nomos. 302-290 BC. Struck under the magistrates Dai... and Phi... (HN III 935). (Fischer-Bossert Group 77, 991 - V385/R762). (Vlasto 594-6). Anv.: ΔAI Nude, helmeted warrior on horseback right, holding shield and two spears, thrusting spear held in right hand downwards. Rev.: TAPAΣ Taras riding dolphin left, holding in left hand shield decorated with a hippocamp and trident with right; to left, ΦI; below, to right, murex shell. Ag. 7,54 g. 23 mm. Minor porosity. XF. Est...350,00.

Starting bid

200 €

Calabria. Tarentum. Nomos. 272-240 BC. Struck under the magistrates Lykinos and Sy... (HN III 1025). (Vlasto-836-41). Anv.: Horseman advancing to left, crowning horse with wreath held in right hand, holding reins in left; to right, ΣΥ; below horse, ΛΥΚΙ/ΝΟΣ. Rev.: [ΤΑ-ΡΑΣ] Phalanthos seated on dolphin to left, brandishing trident held in right hand, chlamys draped over left arm; to right, owl standing to left, head facing. Ag. 6,49 g. 19 mm. The reverse struck slightly off-center, otherwise lovely style. XF. Est...350,00.

Starting bid

200 €

Calabria. Tarentum. Nomos. 240-228 BC. Struck under the magistrates Xenokrates and So... (HN III 1058). (Sng Ans-1258). (Vlasto-957). Anv.: ΞΕ-ΝΟΚΡΑ/Τ-ΗΣ Armored cavalryman riding horse to left, raising his right hand in salute and turning his bearded and laureate head to face the viewer; in upper field to right, monogram and pileus. Rev.: ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos, nude, riding dolphin to left, his body turned slightly back to right, holding a trident over his right shoulder in his right hand and holding his drapery in his upraised left; to right, monogram of ΣΩ; below, waves and cuttlefish. Ag. 6,60 g. 20 mm. Deposits in the reverse. Lovely style. XF/Almost XF. Est...450,00.

Starting bid

200 €

Lovely specimen

Calabria. Tarentum. Nomos. 240-228 BC. struck under the magistrates Kallikrates, Epikr... and Ne...(HN III 1059). (Sng Ans-1260). (Vlasto-965). Anv.: Bareheaded, bearded and armored military leader on horse galloping to right, his head and torso facing and his right arm stretched out to left, holding Nike crowning him to right; in field to left, monogram of ΕΠΙΚ; below horse, KAΛΛIKPA / THΣ. Rev.: TAPAΣ Taras astride dolphin to left, holding, in his right hand, Nike crowning him to right, and, in his left, an ornamental trident; to right, monogram of NE. Ag. 6,56 g. 19 mm. Lovely specimen with some luster. AU. Est...900,00.

Starting bid

300 €

Cilicia. Kelenderis. Stater. 430-420 BC. (Sng von Aulock-5620 var). (Sng Bnf-46 var). Anv.: Nude youth, holding whip, dismounting from horse rearing to left. Rev.: Goat kneeling to left, head to right; KEΛN above. Ag. 10,72 g. 21 mm. Almost XF. Est...400,00.

Starting bid

250 €

Ex L. Rose collection

Cilicia. Pharnabazos. Stater. 380-373 BC. Tarsos. (Sng Aulock-5921). (Sng France-unlisted). (Sng Levante-unlisted). Anv.: Head of Arethusa facing slightly left, hair in ampyx, wearing single-pendant earrings and necklace with pendants. Rev.: Bearded head left, wearing crested helmet with raised ear flap and floral motif, drapery around neck; FRNBZW in Aramaic to left. Ag. 10,73 g. 23 mm. Very good specimen. Ex L. Rose collection. XF. Est...800,00.

Starting bid

500 €

Euboia. Histiaia. Tetrobol. 196-146 BC. (Bcd-Euboia 430/1). (Hgc-4, 1525). Anv.: Wreathed head of the nymph Histiaia to right. Rev.: The nymph Histiaia seated to right on stern of galley, holding stylis; wing on galley, (IΣTI)AIEΩN around. Ag. 1,53 g. 13 mm. Ex Tauler & Fau 61. AU. Est...500,00.

Starting bid

200 €

Lucania. Sybaris. 1/3 Stater (1/3 Nomos). 550-510 BC. (HN Italy-1736). Anv.: Bull standing left, head right; VM in exergue. Rev.: Incuse bull standing right, head left. Ag. 18 mm. Rare. Choice VF. Est...1200,00.

Starting bid

500 €

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Lucania. Thurium. Distater. 350-300 BC. (Sng Ans-972). (HN Italy-1807). Anv.: Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with Scylla hurling stone. Rev.: ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ in two lines above bull charging right, head lowered, two fish swimming right in exergue. Ag. 15,32 g. 26 mm. Struck on a full flan with beautiful tone. Minimal planchet crack. Rare. Ex HD Rauch, auction 86 (2010), lot 126. Almost XF. Est...1500,00.

Starting bid

900 €

Attica Islands. Aegina. Stater. 456/45-431 BC. (Sng Cop-517). (Jameson-1200). (Hgc-6, 437). Anv.: Land tortoise with segmented shell. Rev.: Large square incuse with heavy skew pattern. Ag. 12,02 g. 20 mm. Rough surfaces. Rare. Ex L. Rose Collection. VF. Est...900,00.

Starting bid

500 €

Macedon. Amphipolis. Obol. 410-357 BC. (Sng Cop-41). (Sng Ans-83-84). Anv.: Head of Apollo right, wearing taenia. Rev.: Fish to right, AMΦI around; all within incuse square. Ag. 0,41 g. Old cabinet tone. Very rare. XF. Est...350,00.

Starting bid

200 €

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Thraco-Macedonian Region. Hemidrachm. 5th century BC. Uncertain mint. (Tzamalis 47). (Sng Ans-995). Anv.: Forepart of horse right. Rev.: Ram kneeling right, head left. Ag. 2,03 g. 12 mm. Very well-centered struck. Sharply struck and fine style. Very rare. Almost XF. Est...700,00.

Starting bid

400 €

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Phoenicia. Tyre. 1/16 shekel. 425-394 BC. (Rouvier 1819; Betlyon 20). (Hgc-10, 333). Anv.: Hippocamp left; two waves below. Rev.: Owl standing left, head facing; crook and flail over shoulder. Ag. 0,55 g. 9 mm. Rarely encountered this good struck. Old cabinet tone. XF. Est...300,00.

Starting bid

150 €

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Hekte - 1/6 stater

Kingdom of Lydia. Kroisos. Hekte - 1/6 stater. 564-540 BC. Light standard. Sardes. (Walburg group IV, 3). (Webb-6772). Anv.: Confronted foreparts of lion and bull. Rev.: Two incuse square punches of unequal size. Au. 1,35 g. 8 mm. Very well-centered struck. Fine style. Attractive. Very rare. XF/AU. Est...3000,00.

Starting bid

1.500 €

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Kings of Mauretania. Iuba II. Denarius. 25 BC-24 AD. Caesarea. (Mazard-241). (Sng Cop-579). (MAA-95). Anv.: REX IVBA. Diademed head right. Rev.: Cornucopia; transverse sceptre in background, crescent to upper righ. Ag. 2,43 g. Almost XF. Est...400,00.

Starting bid

200 €

Kingdom of Parthia. Mithradates II. Drachm. 120/19-109 BC. Rhagai. (Sellwood-26.1). (Shore-77). (Sunrise-290-1). Anv.: Diademed and draped bust to left. Rev.: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩN ΜΕΓΑΛΟY ΑΡΣΑΚΟY ΕΠIΦΑNOYΣ, Archer (Arsakes I) seated to right on throne, holding bow. Ag. 4,24 g. 19 mm. Patina yet remaining some original luster. XF/AU. Est...300,00.

Starting bid

100 €

Kushan Empire. Huvishka. Dinar. 151-190 AD. Balkh (Baktria). (MK-286). (ANS Kushan-751). Anv.: Nimbate, crowned and diademed half-length bust on clouds to left, holding mace-sceptre and filleted spear over shoulder. Rev.: Ardoxsho standing to right, extending cornucopia with both hands; tamgha to right. Au. 7,88 g. 20 mm. Scratch on reverse. Rare. VF/Choice VF. Est...1200,00.

Starting bid

700 €

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Baicipo. Half unit. 50 BC. Vejer de la Frotera (Cadiz). (Abh-183). Anv.: Bunch of grapes, S left. Rev.: Ear of corn right, BAICIP below. Ae. 5,81 g. Rare. VF. Est...450,00.

Starting bid

300 €

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Ex Tauler & Fau 70

Belikiom. Denarius. 120-20 BC. Belchite (Zaragoza). (Abh-241). (Acip-1432). Anv.: Bearded head right, iberian letter BE behind. Rev.: Horseman right, holding spear, iberian legend BELIKIOM. Ag. Minimal roughness. Dark patina. Very scarce. Ex Tauler & Fau 70, Lot 37. Almost XF/XF. Est...700,00.

Starting bid

400 €

Very rare bust type

Ikalkusken. Denarius. 120-20 BC. Iniesta (Cuenca). (Abh-1396). (Acip-2072). (C-2). Anv.: Male head right, hook curls hairstyle. Rev.: Horseman left, holding round shield and chlamys and leading a second horse; iberian legend IKALKUSKEN below. Ae. 4,01 g. Very rare bust type. XF. Est...1000,00.

Starting bid

600 €

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Unlisted style

Ikalkusken. Denarius. 120-20 BC. Iniesta (Cuenca). (Abh-unlisted). (Acip-unlisted). (C-unlisted). Anv.: Male head right. Rev.: Horseman left, holding round shield and chlamys and leading a second horse, iberian legend IKALKUNSKEN below. Ag. 3,59 g. Unlisted style. VF. Est...1500,00.

Starting bid

900 €

Ilerda. Augustus period. Unit. 27 BC - 14 AD. Lleida (Cataluña). (Abh-1487). Anv.: IMP. AVGVST. DIVI. F. Head of Augustus right. Rev.: Wolf right, MVN. ILERDA above. Ae. 6,57 g. Green patina. Minor roughness on reverse. Scarce. Almost XF/Choice VF. Est...400,00.

Starting bid

250 €

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Luco Augusti. Augustus period. Unit. 27BC - 14 AD. Lugo. (Abh-1706). Anv.: IMP. AVG. DIVI. F around bare head of Augustus left (smaller module), caduceus behind, palm before . Rev.: Round shied. Ae. 8,39 g. A good sample. Choice VF. Est...350,00.

Starting bid

200 €

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Arse-Saguntum. Hemidrachm. 300-200 BC. Sagunto (Valencia). (Abh-2041). (Acip-1936). Anv.: Cabeza de caballo a derecha, delante leyenda ARSEETA(RKITERTER). Rev.: Toro androcéfalo a derecha, encima Victoria. Ag. 1,28 g. Extremely rare. VF. Est...2000,00.

Starting bid

1.500 €

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Superb specimen

Segovia. Unit. 30-20 BC. Segovia. (Abh-2193). (Acip-1867). Anv.: Head of Augustus right, C. L on the sides. Rev.: Horseman right, holding spear, SEGOVIA below. Ae. 8,15 g. Superb specimen. Very rare, even more in this grade. AU. Est...1500,00.

Starting bid

700 €

Caecilius. L. Caecilius Metellus. Denarius. 96 BC. Auxiliary mint of Rome. (Ffc-210). (Craw-335/1b). (Cal-286). Anv.: Laureate head of Apollo right, star below, L. METEL behind, A. ALB. S.F. before. Rev.: Roma seated left on shields, holding sword in left hand and spear in right hand, Victory stands behind crowning her, C. MALL., (AL interlace), ROMA in exergue. Ag. 3,98 g. AU. Est...350,00.

Starting bid

200 €

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Carisius. T. Carisius. Denarius. 46 BC. Rome. (Ffc-551). (Craw-464/1). (Cal-389). Anv.: Head of the Aphrodisian Sibyl right, back hair in sling. Rev.: T. CARISIVS. before Sphinx right, III. VIR in exergue. Ag. 4,20 g. A good sample. Very scarce in this grade. XF. Est...900,00.

Starting bid

300 €

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Claudia. P. Claudius M.f. Turrinus. Denarius. 42 BC. Rome. (Ffc-568). (Craw-494/21). (Cal-427). Anv.: Radiate head of Sol right, quiver behind. Rev.: Crescent moon and five stars, P. CLODIVS / M.F. below. Ag. 4,10 g. A superb specimen. Original luster. Sharply struck. Fine style. Almost MS. Est...1500,00.

Starting bid

700 €

Ex NAC 1990 - Lovely specimen

Cornelius. Cn Cornelius Lentulus Marcellinus. Denarius. 76-75 BC. Hispania. (Ffc-628). (Craw-393/1b). (Cal-487). Anv.: G. P. R. above diademed bust of the Genius of the Roman People draped right, sceptre on shoulder. Rev.: EX. S.C. divided by terrestrial globe between rudder and sceptre. CN. LENT.CVR. X .FL (NT interlace) below. Ag. 3,86 g. Full mint luster and very rare in this uncirculated condition. High relief with golden highlights. Among the finest specimens known. Purchased to José A. Herrero in December 1993. Ex Numismatica Ars Classica AG, Auction 2, 21 February 1990, lot 356. Mint state. Est...2000,00.

Starting bid

800 €

Cornelius. Pub. Lentulus P.f.L.n.Spinther. Denarius. 74 BC. Rome. (Ffc-634). (Craw-397/1). (Cal-492). Anv.: Head of Hercules right, Q. S. C. behind. Rev.: Genius of the Roman People, sealed facing, being crowned by Victory who flies Ieft, P. LENT. P. F. L.N. in field. Ag. 3,85 g. Very rare. Almost XF/Choice VF. Est...1500,00.

Starting bid

800 €

Ex NAC 1998

Egnatius. Cn. Egnatius Cn. f. Cn. n. Maxsumus. Denarius. 75 BC. Auxiliary mint of Rome. (Ffc-688). (Craw-391/3). (Cal-563). Anv.: Diademed bust of Liberty draped right, cap and MAXSVMVS behind. Rev.: Roma and Venus, holding sceptres, standing facing, the latter caressed by Cupid, oar on prow either side, C. EGNATIVS CN. F. (AT interlace), in exergue CN. N., on right, variable letter on Ieft. Ag. 3,82 g. Ex Numismatica Ars Classica AG, Auction 12, 29 April 1998, lot 1666. XF. Est...2500,00.

Starting bid

800 €

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Fonteius. Mn. Fonteius. Denarius. 114-113 BC. South of Italy. (Ffc-716). (Craw-307/1a). (Cal-588). Anv.: Conjoined laureate heads of the Dioscuri right, X below chin, stars above. P.P. (Penates Publici) before their faces. Rev.: Galley, on which rostrum, right, C below; sometimes with two or three dots above or below rostrum. MV. FONTEI., (MV y NTE interlace), above. Ag. 3,95 g. A good sample. Almost XF/XF. Est...500,00.

Starting bid

300 €

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Fufius. Q. Fufius Calenus y Mucius Cordus. Denarius. 70 BC. (Ffc-725). (Craw-403/1). (Cal-595). Anv.: KALENI below jugate heads of Honos and Virtus, the former is laureate and the latter wears helmet, HO., behind, VIRT., (RT interlace), before. Rev.: Italia on left and Roma on right, clasping hands, between clasped hands, comucopiae, behind Italia, caducous, Roma wears diadem, holds fasces in left hand and places right foot on globe, RO on right, ITAL., (monogram) on Ieft. CORDI. in exergue. Ag. 3,87 g. Attractive specimen. It retains some minor luster. AU. Est...350,00.

Starting bid

150 €

Ex Sotheby's 1993

Hostilius. L. Hostilius Saserna. Denarius. 48 BC. Rome. (Ffc-757). (Craw-448/1a). (Cal-625). Anv.: Laureate head of Venus or Piety right. Rev.: L. HOSTILIVS. SASERNA Victory walking right, holding trophy and caduceus. Ag. 4,17 g. Beautiful golden iridescence around devices. It retains some luster. Very rare in this grade. Ex Sotheby's, June 1993, lot 1326. Almost MS. Est...2500,00.

Starting bid

800 €

Plautius. L. Plautius Plancus. Denarius. 47 BC. Rome. (Ffc-1003). (Craw-453/1a). (Cal-1131). Anv.: Mask of Medusa, facing, hair dishevelled, with setpents at sides of face, L. PLAVTIVS below. Rev.: Aurora flying right conducting the four horses of the Sun, PLANCV(S) below. Ag. 3,69 g. Mino area of weak strike. Very beautiful specimen. XF. Est...450,00.

Starting bid

250 €

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Plautius. L. Plautius Plancus. Denarius. 47 BC. Rome. (Ffc-1008). (Craw-453/1e). (Cal-1135). Anv.: Mask of Medusa, facing, hair dishevelled, L. PLAVTIV below. Rev.: Aurora flying right conducting the four horses of the Sun, PLANCV below. Ag. 3,78 g. Struck lightly displaced. Choice VF. Est...220,00.

Starting bid

100 €

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Pompeius. Q. Pompeius Rufus. Denarius. 54 BC. Rome. (Ffc-1024). (Craw-434/1). (Cal-1151). Anv.: SVLLA. COS before bare head of Sulla right. Rev.: Bare head right of the consul, Quintus Pompeius Rufus, RVFVS. COS. Behind, Q. POM. RVFI before. Ag. 3,98 g. Attractive old cabinet tone. Rarely encountered this good struck. XF. Est...1500,00.

Starting bid

800 €

Porcius. M. Porcius Cato. Denarius. 47-46 BC. Africa. (Ffc-1061). (Craw-462/1a). (Cal-1206). Anv.: Female bust draped right, more drapery, head bound with fillet, ROMA behind, M. CATO. PRO. PR., stars below bust. Rev.: Victory seated right, holding patera, VICTRIX., (TR interlace), in exergue. Ag. 4,05 g. Magnificent piece. Sharply struck. Fine style. Almost MS. Est...750,00.

Starting bid

400 €

Sulpicius. C. Sulpicius C.f. Denarius. 106 BC. Rome. (Ffc-1133). (Craw-312/1a). (Cal-1288). Anv.: Laureate heads of the Dei Penates conjoined left, D.P.P. before. Rev.: Two soldiers swearing oath over sow, letter above, C. SVLPICI. C.F. (LP interlace), in exergue. Ag. 3,89 g. Magnificent piece. Original luster. AU. Est...700,00.

Starting bid

300 €

Vibius. C. Vibius C.f.C.n. Pansa. Denarius. 48 BC. Rome. (Ffc-1216). (Craw-440/2). (Cal-1369). Anv.: PANSA behind head of young Bacchus right, wearing ivy-wreath. Rev.: C. VIBIVS. C. F. C. N. behind Ceres walking right with two outstretched torches, plough before. Ag. 3,95 g. Delicate patina. A good sample. AU. Est...350,00.

Starting bid

200 €

Julius Caesar. Denarius. 44 BC. Galia. (Ffc-12). (Craw-468/2). (Cal-646). Anv.: Diademed head of Venus left, Cupid and lituus before, sceptre behind. Rev.: Gallia and a Gaulish captive seated beneath trophy, CAESAR in exergue. Ag. 4,05 g. Almost XF. Est...600,00.

Starting bid

300 €

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Julius Caesar. Denarius. 54-51 BC. Galia. (Ffc-50). (Craw-443/1). (Cal-640). Anv.: Elephant right, trampling on serpent, CAESAR in exergue. Rev.: Simpulum, sprinkler, axe and priest’s hat. Ag. 3,81 g. Banker's mark on obverse. Good specimen. XF. Est...900,00.

Starting bid

500 €

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Magnificent piece

Julius Caesar. Denarius. 54-51 BC. Galia. (Ffc-50). (Craw-443/1). (Cal-640). Anv.: Elephant right, trampling on serpent, CAESAR in exergue. Rev.: Simpulum, sprinkler, axe and priest’s hat. Ag. 4,08 g. Sharply struck. Perfectly centered struck. Magnificent piece. Rare in this condition. Almost MS. Est...3000,00.

Starting bid

1.200 €

Julius Caesar. Denarius. 54-51 BC. Galia. (Ffc-53). (Craw-443/1). (Sydenham-1006). Anv.: Elephant right, treading on serpent, CAESAR· in exergue. Rev.: Simpulum, sprinkler, axe and priest's hat. Ag. 3,95 g. Pellet in the end of CAESAR. Almost XF. Est...700,00.

Starting bid

400 €

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